Washington: US President-elect Donald Trumpha’s picked Senator Jeff Sessions, an opponent of the H-1B visas, as his Attorney General and Congressman Mike Pompeo as head of the CIA, media reports said today.
Alabama Senator Sessions, who was among the first Senator to support Trump in the early part of his campaign and had served was the head of his national security team has been offered the position of US Attorney General, Fox News said.
Sessions, 69, also advised Trump on immigration has been an opponent of the H-1B visas.
In one of the rallies in Alabama after he endorsed Trump one of the invited speakers was an American employ of Disney Land who alleges that he was fired from the company because of H-1B visa hires.
The H1B visa is designed to allow US employers to recruit and employ foreign professionals in speciality occupations within the US. This visa programme in popular among Indian IT professionals.
The Trump Campaign has not made a formal announcement yet.
His nomination is subject to confirmation by the United States Senate.
Fox News said, Trump has picked Kansas congressman and Tea Party favourite Pompeo to head the CIA under his administration.
This position is also subject to Senate Confirmation.
The Hill said the Republican Congressman has accepted the offer. PTI
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